Our People

Our Management Team

Senior Partner

Jennifer Deyton

Jennifer Deyton has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Utah and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree from Duke University. Before accepting a position with Arthritis & Rheumatism (A&R) at Duke University, she worked in the Public Affairs Department for the North Carolina Medical Board. After working for A&R for five years, she joined forces with Julie Nash to develop and improve upon the role of the Managing Editor. From there, her career in publishing flourished into a successful and innovative company. Jennifer currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Council of Science Editors, and the Program Committee for the Society for Scholarly Publishing. She has also served as a Board Member and Program Chair for the Asian-Pacific meeting for the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors and is currently a member of the Editorial Policies Committee, as well as the Chair of the Marketing Committee for the Council of Science Editors.

Senior Partner

Julie Nash

Julie Nash has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree from Duke University. Julie started working in STM publishing as an assistant editor with Arthritis & Rheumatism (A&R) in May 2000. After working on A&R and other titles for several years, she founded J&J Editorial with partner Jennifer Deyton in 2008. Julie is the President-Elect of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) and serves on the professional development committee for the Council of Science Editors and the membership committee for the Society of Scholarly Publishing.

Michelle English
Director of Operations
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Michelle holds a master’s degree in English and Publishing from Rosemont College and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from the State University of New York at Geneseo. Michelle is a member of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors, the Council of Science Editors, the Society for Scholarly Publishing, and the Committee on Publication Ethics. In addition to Operations, Michelle serves as the Client Manager for the American Society of Civil Engineers. She has been at J&J since 2010.

Michael Casp
Director of Business Development,
Production Services Coordinator
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Michael earned his BS in Psychology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduating, he completed a neuroscience research fellowship at the Duke University Medical Center. Since joining J&J in 2011, Michael has served in production and editorial roles for various publishers, including PLOS, ASTM, Sage, Wolters Kluwer, and Elsevier. He now works to advance scholarly communication by strategically connecting editors and publishers with the resources they need. Additionally, Michael manages J&J’s Production Division, and he is a member of CSE.

Brittany Swett
Executive Director,
Editorial Services Coordinator
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Brittany has an MPH from the Public Health Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a certificate in publishing from New York University. In her dual roles, Brittany works with J&J senior management to build relationships with new and existing clients. She helps to onboard and staff new projects as well as ensure quality service and client satisfaction across all divisions of the company. Brittany has been with J&J since 2010, and she is an active member of ISMTE, CSE, and SSP.

Heather Blasco
Systems Support Services Coordinator
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Heather has worked at J&J since 2010 and in scholarly publishing since 2004. She currently manages J&J’s submission system implementation and support contracts and provides support to Wiley editorial offices using ScholarOne. Heather also works to ensure J&J employees are as knowledgeable as possible about the submission systems they work with. Previously, she managed the editorial office for several journals, including those published by ASTM. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Ohio University and a Master of Library Science degree from Indiana University.

Jennifer Fricker
Copyediting Services Coordinator
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Jennifer graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in English and a minor in Creative Writing. Prior to joining J&J, she was the production editor of college-level textbooks across a variety of disciplines. Jennifer now oversees the Copyediting Division of J&J, managing our team of in-house copy editors and proofreaders. She is a member of the American Copy Editors Society, the American Medical Writers Association, the Council of Science Editors, and the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.

Emily Babcock
Editorial Client Manager
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Emily graduated from North Carolina State University in 2010 with a degree in World Literature and minors in Technical Writing and French. She joined J&J in 2011 and quickly rose to management for the Public Library of Science (PLOS) editorial department. She currently serves as the Client Manager for the Endocrine Society and Wolters Kluwer departments, is a proficient user of Editorial Manager, and chairs J&J’s internal Professional Development Committee. Emily has been a member of ISMTE since 2011 and SSP since 2013.


Lauren Bragg
Production Client Manager, Copy Editor

Lauren graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014 with a BA in Linguistics and a minor in English. Currently, she serves as the Client Manager for the Public Library of Science (PLOS), managing copyediting, editorial, and production teams for the Six, as well as production support for ONE. Lauren also copyedits frontmatter and research articles for PLOS, cold reads for Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery (SCMS), and proofreads for the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN).

Heather Losee
Production Client Manager

Heather graduated from Meredith College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology/Criminology in 2013. She joined the J&J team in March 2015 as a Production Assistant working for the Public Library of Science (PLOS) on their open-access journal PLOS ONE. Heather is currently the client manager for the J&J PLOS ONE team, and she spends most of her day preparing her team for their upcoming workload. She is a proficient user in the Editorial Manager submission system. Heather is also a member of ISMTE.

Caitlin McComb
Production Client Manager

Caitlin graduated from The University of Scranton with a BA in English and a minor in Biology. She began her career by focusing her biology background in the pharmaceutical research industry. From there she melded her English and Biology background by freelancing as a writer, proofreader, and teacher. This eventually led her down to Raleigh, North Carolina where she joined the J&J team in April 2013. Caitlin worked with the Public Library of Science (PLOS) journals for several years before moving into her current role managing journals production for ASTM International.

Susan Phillips
Editorial Client Manager

Susan has a B.A. degree in Business from North Carolina State University and joined J&J Editorial in 2008. Her experience after college includes key administrative positions, such as administrative management at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Large Group Administrator for United Health Care, Aerospace Sales Administrator for Purolator Facet Inc., and Financial Markets Account Executive for World Access Services Corporation. Susan is the Client Manager for the American Chemical Society and supports ACS Chemical Neuroscience, Medicinal Chemistry Letters and Molecular Pharmaceutics. She is a member of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.

Kirby Snell
Copyediting Client Manager

Kirby joined J&J in 2015 and currently serves as copyediting client manager for the American College of Radiology, the American Medical Writers Association, ASTM, and the Wiley titles Obesity and The Oncologist. Kirby has a BFA in creative writing and a minor in anthropology from the University of Evansville and an MFA in creative writing from UNC Wilmington. She’s also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Federated States of Micronesia. Kirby is a member of AMWA, ISMTE, and the American Copy Editors Society.

Brit Stamey
Editorial Client Manager,
Senior Copy Editor

Brit received her Bachelor of Arts in Literature with a minor in Religious Studies from the University of South Florida in 2011. She has worked as an editorial assistant since 2006 and has been with J&J since 2013. She currently serves as the Client Manager for AlphaMed Press, Future Science Group, Informa, and Oxford University Press. She is also a Senior Copy Editor for the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. She is also an active member of CSE and ISMTE.

Sara Welliver
Editorial Client Manager,
Systems Support Project Manager
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Sara has worked at J&J since 2012 and is the Client Manager for both the Wiley and ASTM teams. She personally manages the editorial process for the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Health Services Research, and all of ASTM International's peer reviewed publications. Sara also provides ScholarOne support for Wiley. In the past, she has worked on titles for PLOS, BMJ, Wolters Kluwer, and ACS, as well as site implementations for Wiley. Sara graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with degrees in English and Ancient History.


Our Staff

Jennifer Cox joined J&J in 2015 and works in the American Chemical Society department. She is a member of ISMTE and CSE. Jennifer graduated with a BA in History from Bluefield College.

Jennifer Cox
Senior Managing Editor
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Jessica Dellapenta joined J&J in 2015 and works in the PLOS and American Society for Nutrition departments. Jessica graduated from Meredith College with degrees in American Civilization and Elementary Education.

Jessica Dellapenta
Senior Production Editor

Latoya Fladger joined J&J in 2013 and works in the Wiley and Elsevier departments. She is a member of ISMTE. Latoya graduated with a BS in Communication from East Carolina University and is currently pursuing an MA in Liberal Studies from Duke University.

Latoya Fladger
Senior Managing Editor
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Emily Hammond joined J&J in 2011 and works in the Wiley department. She is a member of ISMTE. Emily graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Women's Studies.

Emily Hammond
Senior Managing Editor
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Catherine Hill joined J&J in 2015 and works in the Copyediting division. Catie graduated with a BA in English and German Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Catie Hill
Senior Copy Editor

Paige Horvath works in the PLOS department. Paige graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a degree in History and a minor in English.

Paige Horvath
Senior Production Editor

Lindsey Huckabee joined J&J in 2014 and works in the Editorial division on journals published by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Elsevier, and Wolters Kluwer. She also works in the Systems Support division. Lindsey graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Lindsey Huckabee
Senior Managing Editor,
Systems Support Project Manager
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Megan McCarty joined J&J in 2015 and supports journals published by the Genetics Society of America. Megan graduated with an MA in Music from Boston University.

Megan McCarty
Senior Managing Editor

Donnie McLohon joined J&J in 2014 and works in the Copyediting division. Donnie graduated with a BA in English from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Donnie McLohon
Senior Copy Editor

Corrie Williams-Klamborowski joined J&J in 2008 and works in the Wiley, Wolters Kluwer, and Oxford University Press departments. She is a member of ISMTE and CSE. Corrie graduated with an MS in Biology from Appalachian State University.

Corrie Williams-Klamborowski
Senior Managing Editor
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Aquila Blackwell joined J&J in 2015 and works on the Wolters Kluwer, Endocrine Society, and American Animal Hospital Association teams. Aquila graduated with an MA from Eastern Michigan University.

Aquila Blackwell
Managing Editor

Dylan Burris joined J&J in 2015 and works in the PLOS and ASTM International departments. Dylan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dylan Burris
Production Editor

Mary Clements joined J&J in 2013 and works in the Wiley Editorial, BMJ, and Systems Support departments. Mary graduated with a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mary Clements
Systems Support Expert,
Managing Editor

Anastasia Cyzewski joined J&J in 2013 and works in the PLOS and Informa departments. She is a member of ISMTE. Anastasia graduated with a BA in Creative Writing and a minor in Studio Arts.

Anastasia Cyzewski
Managing Editor

Carolyn deCourt joined J&J in 2014 and works in the American Chemical Society and Marketing departments. She is a member of ISMTE and CSE, and serves on committees for both. Carolyn graduated from Western Carolina University with a BS in Business and a minor in Professional Writing.

Carolyn Marie deCourt
Managing Editor,
J&J Marketing Assistant
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Mally Espaillat works in the PLOS production department and the Wolters Kluwer Editorial department. Mally graduated with an MA in journalism from Columbia University.

Mally Espaillat
Production Editor

Katherine Farley joined J&J in 2013 and works in the PLOS department. She is a member of ISMTE. Katherine graduated with an MA in East Asian Studies from Duke University.

Katherine Farley
Copy Editor

Zachary Gillan joined J&J in 2013 and works in the Oxford University Press and Wiley departments, as well as the Systems Support division. Zachary graduated with an MA and BA in History from North Carolina State University.

Zachary Gillan
Systems Support Expert,
Managing Editor

Meaghan Kelly joined J&J in 2013 and works in the Editorial division, supporting journals published by the American Chemical Society, as well as in the Copyediting division. She is a member of ISMTE. Meaghan graduated with a BA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing and Poetry from the College of Charleston.

Meaghan Kelly
Managing Editor,
Copy Editor

Meghann Knowles joined J&J Editorial in January of 2009. She works in the Wiley and Wolters Kluwer departments. She graduated with a BA in Communications from Loyola University Maryland.

Meghann Knowles
Managing Editor

Craig Lincoln joined J&J in 2015 and works in the American Chemical Society department. He is a member of ISMTE. Craig graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing from North Carolina State University.

Craig Lincoln
Managing Editor
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Matthew Lyles joined J&J in 2014 and works in the PLOS department. Matthew also provides editorial support to journals published by the Genetics Society of America. Matthew graduated with degrees in Journalism and Theater and Drama from Indiana University.

Matt Lyles
Production Editor

Emily Mann joined J&J in 2013 and works in the American Society of Civil Engineers and Future Science Group departments. Emily graduated with a BA in English and Dramatic Art from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Emily Mann
Managing Editor

Natalia Olson joined J&J in 2008 and works in the American Chemical Society department. Natalia graduated with an MS in Engingeering Management from George Washington University.

Natalia Olson
Managing Editor

LaTarsha Pough joined J&J in 2015 and works in the American Society of Civil Engineers and Wiley Major Reference Works departments. She holds Master's degrees in English Literature and Speech-Language Pathology from Duke University and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

LaTarsha Pough
Managing Editor

Meredith Rowe joined J&J in 2015 and works in the Editorial division on projects published by Nature and Wiley. Meredith graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in History and English and a minor in Creative Writing.

Meredith Rowe
Managing Editor

Laura Simson joined J&J in 2015 and works in the Editorial division on journals published by Wiley, Elsevier, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Laura graduated with an MA in World Literature from North Carolina State University.

Laura Simson
Managing Editor

Shaun Smith joined J&J in 2016 and works in the Wolters Kluwer department. Shaun graduated with an MA in Philosophy from Liberty University.

Shaun Smith
Managing Editor

Sara Tinsley joined J&J in 2015 and works in the Frontline, Sage, and Wiley departments. Sara graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in English.

Sara Tinsley
Managing Editor

Joshua Varnell joined J&J in 2015 and works in the Endocrine Society and Oxford University Press departments. He graduated with a BA in English Literature from North Carolina State University.

Joshua Varnell
Managing Editor

Dylan White joined J&J in 2016 and works in the Oxford Universitiy Press department. He graduated with a BA in English from the University of California, Berkeley.

Dylan White
Managing Editor

Tom Whitehead joined J&J in 2014 and works in the Future Science Group and Oxford University Press departments. Tom graduated from Randolph College.

Tom Whitehead
Managing Editor

Sarah Wolper joined J&J in 2010 and works in the Informa and Genetics Society of America departments. She is a member of ISMTE. Sarah received her MLS from the University of North Carolina's School of Information and Library Science.

Sarah Wolper
Managing Editor

James Antley works in the PLOS department. James graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a major in Sociology and a focus in Social Psychology.

James Antley
Production Assistant

Nicole Aronis works in the Wiley, ASTM International, and Nature departments at J&J. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in creative writing.

Nicole Aronis
Editorial Assistant

Christina Baswell works in the Copyediting division. Christina graduated with an MA in English Literature from Clemson University.

Christina Baswell
Assistant Copy Editor

Taylor Bello works in the Copyediting division. Taylor graduated with a BA in Journalism from the University of Florida.

Taylor Bello
Assistant Copy Editor

Julia Boyle works in the PLOS department. Julia graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in sociology and a chemistry minor.

Julia Boyle
Production Assistant

David Bradley works in the Informa department. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in English and minors in History and Astronomy.

David Bradley
Editorial Assistant

Allison Bucknell works in the Copyediting division. Allison graduated with an MS in Publishing from Pace University.

Allison Bucknell
Assistant Copy Editor

Stephanie Boyter works in the Copyediting department.

Stephanie Boyter
Assistant Copy Editor

Courtney Capuano works in the Copyediting division. Courtney graduated with a BA in Political Science and Philosophy from High Point University.

Courtney Capuano
Assistant Copy Editor

Chandler Carpenter works in the Editorial department. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in English and Sociology.

Chandler Carpenter
Editorial Assistant

Christopher Cifani works in the Soundview and Genetics Production departments. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a degree in English.

Christopher Cifani
Production Assistant

Elizabeth Clark works in the Informa department. Elizabeth graduated with a BA in English from William Peace University.

Elizabeth Clark
Editorial Assistant

Andrew Clarke works in the PLOS and Wiley Editorial departments. Andrew graduated with BAs in Communication Studies and Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Andrew Clarke
Editorial Assistant

Marshall Crawley works in the American Chemical Society department. Marshall graduated from N.C. State University with a BA in English with a concentration in creative writing and a minor in Anthropology.

Marshall T. Crawley
Editorial Assistant

Andrew Davidson works in the PLOS department. He graduated from Appalachian State University with a BS in Multidisciplinary History with a concentration in Professional Writing.

Andrew Davidson
Production Assistant,
Assistant Copy Editor

Sarah Eastley works in the Copyediting division. Sarah graduated with a BA in English with a Creative Writing minor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Sarah Eastley
Assistant Copyeditor

Samuel Frazelle works within the PLOS department. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in Political Science and Dramatic Art.

S. Byron Frazelle
Production Assistant

Mariel Gambino works in the Informa and PLOS departments. Mariel graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Professional Writing and Minor in Women’s Studies.

Mariel Gambino
Editorial Assistant

Landon Gray works in the PLOS department. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2016 with a degree in English.

Landon Gray
Production Assistant

Jasmine works in the Editorial department.

Jasmine Hall
Editorial Assistant

Meghan Hall works in the ACS Editorial Department.

Meghan Hall
Editorial Assistant

Bailey Hanna works in the PLOS department. Bailey graduated with a BA in English from Wayne State University. She obtained a Certificate in Publishing from the Denver Publishing Institute in 2016.

Bailey Hanna
Production Assistant

Patrick Hardison works in the Copyediting division. Patrick graduated with a BA in English from Appalachian State University.

Patrick Hardison
Assistant Copy Editor

Matthew Harris works in the Oxford University Press department. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with Bachelor's degrees in English and Media Studies.

Matthew Harris
Editorial Assistant

Matthew Hoffman works in the Informa department. He graduated from the University of Leeds with an MA in Middle Eastern Studies, and from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in History.

Matthew Hoffman
Editorial Assistant

Kerri Hughes works on various publishers' journals in the Editorial division. She graduated with a BA in Communication and Spanish from Salem College.

Kerri Hughes
Editorial Assistant

Glennys Jones works in the PLOS department. Glennys graduated from Campbell University with a BA in Mass Communication with a concentration in Print Journalism.

Glennys Jones
Production Assistant

Chloe Lackey works in the Oxford University Press department. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor's degree in English.

Chloe Lackey
Editorial Assistant

Laura Mallard works in the PLOS department. Laura graduated from Appalacian State University in 2016 with degrees in English and Professional Writing.

Laura Mallard
Production Assistant

Stephen Mason works in the Informa department and the Copyediting division. Stephen graduated with an MA in English from East Carolina University.

Stephen Mason
Editorial Assistant,
Assistant Copy Editor

Stewart McCullough works in the Copyediting division. Stewart graduated with a BA in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Stewart McCullough
Assistant Copy Editor

Stephanie Milosh works in the PLOS and Wiley Major Reference Works departments. Stephanie graduated with a BA in English from North Carolina State University.

Stephanie Milosh
Production Assistant

Lauren Overbey works in the Editorial division on titles published by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Wiley, and Wolters Kluwer. Lauren graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in English and history.

Lauren Overbey
Editorial Assistant

McCale Penven-Crew works in the PLOS department. He graduated from William Peace University in 2016 with degrees in Communications and Political Science.

McCale Penven-Crew
Production Assistant

Mackensie Pless works in the PLOS department. Mackensie graduated with a BA in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mackensie Pless
Production Assistant

Shannen Potter works in the Future Science Group and Wiley departments. She graduated with a BA in Communication from North Carolina State University.

Shannen Potter
Editorial Assistant

Annastasia Pratt works on various publishers' journals in the Editorial division. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a BA in English and a BFA in Creative Writing, as well as a Certificate in Publishing.

Annastasia Pratt
Editorial Assistant

David Protas is the J&J Operations Assistant. He graduated with a BS from Full Sail University.

David Protas
Operations Assistant

Abigail Pugh works in the PLOS department. She graduated from North Carolina State University in 2016 with a degree in English.

Abigail Pugh
Production Assistant

Susan Rodriguez works in the Copyediting department.

Susan Rodriguez
Assistant Copy Editor

Joanna Sherron works in the Copyediting division. Joanna graduated with a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Joanna Sherron
Assistant Copy Editor

Taylor Sledge works in the Wiley department. She graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor's degree in English and Sociology.

Taylor Sledge
Editorial Assistant

Julia Stevenson works in the PLOS department. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in English.

Julia Stevenson
Production Assistant

Amy Swartz works in the Endocrine Society and Elsevier departments. Amy graduated with a BFA from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Amy Swartz
Editorial Assistant

Lorie Triplett works in the Informa department. Lorie graduated with a BA in Literature from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Lorie Triplett
Editorial Assistant

Colin Trumbull works in the American Chemical Society department. Colin graduated with a BA in Philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Colin Trumbull
Editorial Assistant

Alexandra Van Meir works in the INFORMA department. Alexandra graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts from William Peace University.

Alexandra Van Meir
Editorial Assistant

Nicholas White works in the PLOS department. He graduated from Appalachian State University with an MA in Museum Studies and a BA in History.

Nicholas White
Production Assistant

Tasha Wilhelmsen works in the Wolters Kluwer, Oxford University Press, and Wiley departments. Tasha graduated from Champlain College with a BS in Professional Writing, a minor in Mathematics, and a specialization in writing for video games.

Tasha Wilhelmsen
Editorial Assistant

Katelyn Witt works in the Copyediting division. Katelyn graduated with an MA in English from North Carolina State University.

Katelyn Witt
Assistant Copy Editor

Staff Not Pictured

Jenna B. Hall
Production Editor
Alease Gambill
Production Assistant
Rosa Kneller
Editorial Assistant
Marianne Schmeisser
Production Assistant
Nikhil Umesh
Editorial Assistant
Erin Warren
Assistant Copy Editor